August 9, 2020 (2:55 a.m.)
At 12:40 a.m., Halifax Regional Police were dispatched to 1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, the Hampton Inn and Suites, for a robbery in progress. Suspect threatened staff with a large edged weapon during the commission of the offence. No injuries.
Suspect described as a white male, medium build, 5’4”-5’6” in height, 40-50 years old, wearing a black sweater with white lettering on the front, blue hoodie underneath w/ hood up, black knee-length shorts w/ Nike logo, black sneakers, black face mask and gloves. Suspect took cash from the drawer. Suspect last seen leaving in a dark-colored vehicle. Last direction of travel southbound on Brunswick Street.
Multiple police units, with the assistance of members from the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, are actively searching for the suspect at this time.
Police are asking anyone with information to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.